National Geographic Kids Magazine Giveaway!

We have teamed up with the fantastic National Geographic Kids to tell you about their great new FREE resource – the Home is Good hub.  Available on the National Geographic Kids website, the free online portal is packed full of exciting activities for families and is perfect for lockdown and beyond and offers children the opportunity to explore the world …

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I Want A Play Room For The Girls

Parenting has taught me a lot about myself. That I have more patience than I thought I did, that children teach you new things every day and that it is relentless. I’ve also learnt that I hate tripping over and sharing my space with lots of toys. My biggest house goal dream would be to have a dedicated room for …

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A Book To Talk About The Situation With Young Children

Without a doubt life has been crazy over the past few months. It has been an incredibly tough journey for everybody. Like most parents, we’ve tried our best to shield our children from the sheer scariness of what’s happening beyond the safety of our home. I caught Elsa, my five year old, playing an imaginative game. I listened in and …

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The Reality Of Camping In The Garden With Kids

Camping in the garden sounded cute. We could make s’mores out of marshmallows and digestive biscuits. Watch movies on the iPad. Have toilets and lighting not too far away. We’d get cosy and laugh. Wake up in the early hours a bit sweaty but feeling cold all at the same time. Camping in the garden wasn’t what it cracked up …

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Our First Isolation Walk

Despite the lockdown rules in the UK being that you can leave your house for a walk once a day, we didn’t. For 51 days the girls and I stayed in our house or in the garden. Hubby had been out a couple of times in the beginning for food shopping, pharmacy trip and to the post box but that …

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We Are Cherishing #LittleBigMoments With Ladybird Books

Over the past nearly nine weeks of our family being in isolation, we have started a cute tradition at bedtime. My girls will video call their Grandparents at bedtime when they’re all in the pyjamas (let’s face it, they haven’t got out of their pyjamas most days) and about to get into their beds. My Mum or my Mother-In-Law have been reading …

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Splashing Around With BABY Born My First Swim Girl

My youngest daughter has a big obsession with dolls. I genuinely thought that she may outgrow this phase as she got older but her love is stronger than ever. At times I feel like I’m being followed by eyes, we have that many lying around the house! The latest in her collection arrived a few weeks ago, the BABY Born …

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Home Learning During Lockdown

Who knew that I would be taking up the role as my children’s educator in a far greater way than I ever expected! For those who may not know, my girls had their last day at school on the 16th March. This was a week before the government officially shut the schools. Out of all of this crazy, the one …

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Siblings 2020 – April

What a month! We seem to have adjusted to this new normal of home life, it’s of course had it’s ups and many downs but it just feels eerily normal. How are you doing with this? Anyway, another sibling post is here! I’m struggling to find things to update you on if I’m honest and I’m sure as the weeks …

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Easter Sunday 2020

I am trying my very best to document our lives during this uncertain time. All of these moments will be part of our history and things we will talk about for centuries to come. Easter Sunday was very different to how we usually spend it. We usually go to church in the morning to celebrate the rising of Christ, that’s …

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Planting Bee Wild Seedbombs

When we moved to our home two years ago, I was so excited to have such a big garden. We’d gone from having no garden at all, just a simple concreted walk way between houses to a long open grassy, very overgrown garden. My husband and I had similar yet different visions for our garden. He wanted to fill it …

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Celebrating National Pets Day With L.O.L Surprise Lights Pets

National celebrate something day’s are a big thing right now aren’t they. We have special months for Autism, even a Winnie the Pooh day, there’s Father’s and Mother’s Day and I’m pretty sure there’s a day for anything you might imagine. These are all created to celebrate something awesome, and it’s a nice way to say thank you. One of …

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Two Weeks In Isolation

It’s the 30th March, which is exactly two weeks since I picked up my girls up from school for the last time. At the time I wasn’t 100% sure it would be the last so I didn’t really cherish it like it was. Fourteen days has actually sped past. I think I’ve thrown my mind into preparing their virtual school …

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Home Is Where The Heart Is

Part of me didn’t want to sit and write up this post. Everybody is going through the same thing right now so why would anyone want to read about it? Then I remembered the reason I started this blog seven years ago. It was a place to document my life, my thoughts, and my experiences.  So of course, I should …

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Snuggliest Squad 3 Squishmallows Ever

A couple of years ago, my mother-in-law brought back from Canada a giant Squishmallow Cat for Eva. I had never seen anything like it before and we instantly fell in love with the squishy pillow. In fact, I use it to rest my back on every bedtime! We’ve since gifted the girls the smaller versions for Christmas and birthdays. There’s …

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